|Author Radio Feature Diana Bellrose|
Fire and Ice by Diana Bellerose Award Winning Author, Dianna Bellerose captures the romance of two people who madly fall in love and their turbulent life because of parent’s disapproval. The main character Nancy is a beautiful, heartwarming, loyal wife and mother. But, her traits are not enough for her disapproving and manipulative mother in law, and as a result, she is constantly exposed to abuse and violence...
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|Interview with Sally Bellerose - All Things Gay|
Sally is the author if the award winning writer who recently published her new novel The Girls Club. She's the recipient of a Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Barbara Deming Prize, and the Rick DeMarinis Award. Her book is the winner of the Bywater Prize. In this interview, Sally talks about her novel and reads excepts from it. She also touches on the influence of Catholicism in Sally's as well as her main character's life, as well as her family and her wonderful partner...
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|Helen Yelen 8July2011 Yiddish Book Center - Yiddish Book Center (Allie)|
Helen is Lesley (the oral historian's) great-aunt. She is 94 years old. She was born in 1917 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Her mother was quite sick throughout most of Helen's life; she had tuberculosis and Helen and her siblings spent some time living with their grandfathers and other relatives. This was how Helen learned to understand Yiddish. Her parents didn't speak it at home, but her grandfathers and other relatives did...
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